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Dropout Rates in the United States, 1996


LIST OF TABLES

Table A. Proportion of 15- to 24-year-olds dropping out of grades 10 to 12, proportion of 16- to 24-year-olds who were dropouts, and proportion of 18- to 24-year-olds who completed high school, by race–ethnicity. 1996

Table 1. Event dropout and persistence rates and number and distribution of dropouts from grades 10-12, ages 15-24, by background characteristics. October 1996

Table 2. Event dropout and persistence rates and number and distribution of dropouts from grades 10-12, ages 15–24, by age group. October 1996

Table 3. Membership, dropout counts, and event dropout rates for grades 9–12. 1994–1995

Table 4. Rate and number of status dropouts, ages 16-24. October 1992 through October 1996

Table 5. Rate, number, and distribution of status dropouts, ages 16-24, by sex, race-ethnicity, income, and region. October 1996

Table 6. Percentage distribution of status dropouts, ages 16-24, by level of schooling attained and race-ethnicity. October 1996

Table 7. Rate and number of status dropouts, ages 16–24, by recency of migration and ethnicity. October 1996

Table 8. Status dropout rate, ages 16-24, by income and race-ethnicity. October 1996

Table 9. Percentage of persons, ages 16–24, by race–ethnicity and income. October 1996

Table 10. Status dropout rate, ages 16-24, by region and race-ethnicity. October 1996

Table 11. NELS.88 8th- to 12th-grade cohort dropout rates, by sex and race-ethnicity. 1992 and 1994

Table 12. HS&B and NELS.88 10th- to 12th-grade cohort dropout rates, by demographic characteristics. August 1982 and 1992

Table 13. High school completion rates and method of completion of 18- through 24-year-olds not currently enrolled in high school or below, by race-ethnicity. October 1988 through October 1996

Table 14. Completion rates and number and distribution of completers, ages 18–24, not currently enrolled in high school or below, by sex, race-ethnicity, income, and region. October 1996

Table 15. High school completion rates of 18- through 24-year-olds not currently enrolled in high school or below, by state. October 1991-93 and 1994–96

Table 16. High school completion rates and method of completion of 18- through 24-year-oldsnot currently enrolled in high school or below, by region. October 1988 through October 1996


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